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What type of air movement should you expect under those conditions?

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Conditions: If you are sitting on a beach on a warm summer day, you might see the bright sunlight striking the beach and the ocean near the shore. What type of air movement should you expect under ...

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Traffic lights

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For regulation of the traffic we need traffic lights, no doubt about it. But most of them need to be adjusted. Some so called intelligent traffic lights are programmed to optimize traffic flow, ...

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Feb 23 2011 17:17
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Make all roofs and roads white

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I red an article about a temperature drop in Spain. It was observed through satellites that the temperature dropped in a particular region in Spain where soil was covered with white plastic for the...

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Feb 23 2011 16:59
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Latest Apple headquarters drone video depicts carbon fiber auditorium roof, solar installations


Latest Apple headquarters drone video depicts carbon fiber auditorium roof, solar installations. 

Fuel cells spark into life


There are more fuel cell vendors than Bloom, and more technologies than solid oxide.

2017 outlook for green data centers is still green


Data centers continue to shift to "green" operations regardless of the energy type while the Fortune 500 and numerous local, state, and national governments aren't giving up their requirements for renewable power. 

Flexenclosure launches weatherproof power system for telcos


Swedish modular infrastructure specialist Flexenclosure has launched a hybrid power system designed specifically for the needs of cellular network operators.

HPE helps build solar powered supercomputer in Texas


Zika-fighting machine serves as test bed for DC-only system at Texas Advanced Computing Center.

Race to the Future!

Brexit: No excuse to ?go back to year zero? on climate


As the UK?s vote to leave the European Union sends shockwaves across the world, green groups warn the move cannot be an excuse to ?go back to year zero on environmental protection?.

Climate?s coral killers move in swiftly


Worst-ever bleaching event affects 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef as rising temperatures and sea levels bring swift death to vast swathes of colourful corals.

World celebrates Pope?s words as faith groups shift into action


The world is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis? groundbreaking encyclical on ecology, ?Laudato Si?, and much of those celebrations are focused on taking climate action.

Brexit costs to be counted in health & climate impacts


The UK public will head to the polls next week, in a ?climate referendum? that could see it turn its back on decades of progress on environmental issues, including climate change and air pollution.

Arctic melting feeds on itself


Melting sea ice is affecting the closely-linked Arctic climate in a feedback that will speed up warming there, scientists say.

Climate Change Headlines

China set for top spot in carbon trading


Source: Eco-Business - Chinese officials say they will have the world’s biggest carbon trading scheme up and running throughout the country by the middle of next year.

CSIRO, Energy Networks Australia back emissions trading scheme over RETs to lower power prices


Source: ABC News - A carbon emissions trading scheme in the electricity sector could lead to an average saving of $216 per year on household power bills, a major report has concluded.

EU lawmakers postpone vote on carbon market reform until Dec. 15


Source: Reuters - A vote by European lawmakers on an overhaul of the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS) will be postponed until Dec. 15 because major parties remain divided over how far the reforms should go, EU sources said on Monday.

Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Eagerly Take Stakes in Mexican Offshore Fields


Source: NY Times - The international oil industry on Monday agreed to pay billions of dollars to the Mexican government for rights to drill in the country’s portions of the Gulf of Mexico.

ANALYSIS Africa: How the Pursuit of Carbon and Fossil Fuels Harms Vulnerable Communities


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msnbc.com: Climate Change

Australia passes landmark carbon price laws


A convoy of trucks protesting against the Australian government's proposed carbon tax drive past Parliament House (L) in Canberra August 22, 2011. REUTERS/Tim WimborneAustralia's parliament passed landmark laws to impose a price on carbon emissions on Tuesday in one of the biggest economic reforms in a decade, giving new impetus to December's global climate talks in South Africa.




Study tallies health costs of climate disasters


Natural disasters tied to climate change not only cause physical damage but create significant health costs in terms of hospitalizations and lives lost, according to a study published Monday.

(Incandescent) lights to go out in China


China announced Friday it will phase out incandescent light bulbs within five years in an attempt to make the world's most polluting nation more energy efficient.

Warming gases saw biggest jump on record


Coal-fired power plants, like this on in Huaibei, China, are key contributors to emissions of carbon, a greenhouse gas.The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated.




NYC-sized iceberg being born on Antarctica


Part of an 18-mile-long crack in the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf is seen from a NASA jet on Oct. 26.Scientists on an aerial survey of Antarctica have come across an 18-mile-long break in an ice shelf, a sign that the unstable area is giving birth to an iceberg likely to be larger than New York City.




msnbc.com: Environment

Togo seizes tusks of 500 dead elephants


Authorities in Togo have seized nearly 4 tons  of ivory ?  the tusks from over 500 dead elephants ? hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.Authorities in Togo have seized nearly 4 tons  of ivory ?  the tusks from over 500 dead elephants ? hidden in containers destined for Vietnam, officials said on Monday.




Report: Keystone pipeline would have minimal environmental impact


A new State Department report on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline finds that the project would have minimal impact on the environment, an assessment likely to increase pressure on the White House to approve it. But the report sets no deadline for doing so.

Snowy owl recovering after being hit by bus in DC


A snowy owl that ventured south to the unlikely habitat of Washington, D.C., was clearly not cut out for city life. The animal was hit by a bus and was recovering with wildlife experts Friday.A snowy owl that ventured south to the unlikely habitat of Washington, D.C., was clearly not cut out for city life. The animal was hit by a bus and was recovering with wildlife experts Friday.




Why Mexico is losing millions of butterflies


The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record keeping began in 1993.The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record keeping began in 1993.




Changing climate is killing penguin chicks in Argentina


Extreme weather along the Argentine coast is killing chicks of Magellenic penguins that roost there. A 28-year study of the birds has found very hot years and very wet ones claiming as many as 50 percent of new chicks in the worst of times.Extreme weather along the Argentine coast is killing chicks of Magellenic penguins that roost there. A 28-year study of the birds has found very hot years and very wet ones claiming as many as 50 percent of new chicks in the worst of times.




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